Applications for mobile devices, often called "apps," have become essential for businesses, consumers and government. Geospatial technology – making geographic information available for commercial uses – is recognized by the U.S. Department of Labor as a high-growth industry. In response to the increasing demand for this state-of-the-art technology, LIU Post offers a 12-credit fully online Advanced Certificate in Mobile GIS Applications Development. The program specializes in the creation of mobile apps using location-based technologies.
Focusing on the intersection of two burgeoning industries—geospatial technology and smartphone/web application development—the program will help students master the necessary skills in geographic information systems, computer programming, geographic development for iOS or Android, and geographic web application development to become effective app developers.
Upon completion of the Advanced Certificate in Mobile GIS Applications Development program, students will have:
Watch a video to see what our students are learning:
MapKit: Add a Map to an App
Instructor: Gavi Narra
Geo Tracker Demonstration
Instructor: Kiichi Takeuchi
Select from four out of five courses. Each 3-credit course is offered in a convenient 10-week format.
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